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Sudden video popups? Your browser may have been hijacked

Have you ever had unexpected video interruptions or annoying popups ruin your regular web browsing? If this keeps happening to you then your computer is...
Tips August 18, 2018

Watch out! Sneaky adware secretly takes screenshots of your desktop

Keeping cybercriminals from infecting our gadgets feels like a full-time job these days. We're always having to prepare for the next scam so we...
Happening Now June 19, 2018

Malicious apps sneak back into Google Play

We often rely on official app sources like Google Play for Android and the Apple App Store for iPhones to protect us from malicious...
Happening Now May 10, 2018

How to spot fake Android apps in the Play Store

We rely on Google Play and the Apple App Store to protect us from malicious and fake apps. Official app stores have vetting systems...
Tips April 5, 2018

If you visited Equifax’s site, you could be infected with nasty malware

Watch out, the Equifax hits just keep on coming! If you recently visited its site, better check your computer for malware. It’s another entry...
Happening Now October 12, 2017

Over 6K apps found carrying malware - Is it hiding on your phone right now?

Malware was discovered in thousands of otherwise "innocent" apps, which could be on your phone right now. This malware runs quietly in the background,...
Happening Now August 29, 2017

Facebook Messenger spreading dangerous malware

Over 1 billion people use Facebook Messenger each month. That's what makes this news so frightening! Scammers are using this popular app to infect...
Happening Now August 25, 2017

250 million Windows PCs infected by malware wave spreading now

A new form of malware is spreading rapidly and has already infected more than 250 million PCs! There's a huge mistake people are making...
Happening Now June 5, 2017

36 million phones infected by stealthy malware

Nearly 50 malicious apps have been hiding in the app store for over a year, and were only just recently discovered. That means millions...
Happening Now May 30, 2017

Watch out! Tech support scams exploiting worldwide ransomware scare

With fear growing over ransomware threats, you must be on your guard! Cybercriminals are taking advantage of people's concerns, and spinning new types of...
Happening Now May 25, 2017

Have one of these smartphones? Your bank details, passwords and photos could be stolen

A whopping 45 percent of people who own this type of smartphone are susceptible to hacks! A bug has been found that allows criminals...
Happening Now May 10, 2017

Top Story: Hackers' new way to remotely take over your phone

Don't charge your phone until you read this. You won't believe the devious new way hackers are remotely taking over your smartphone. Be sure...
Happening Now May 26, 2016

Top Story: 12 million duped into downloading malware that steals your information

Don't download any software until you read this! 12 million people have already been tricked into downloading these innocent-looking software programs that hide scary...
Happening Now April 28, 2016

Don't be fooled - irritating adware attack can become very serious

A new adware attack that's flooding PCs and Macs with ads can turn sinister real fast. Find out how hackers can use ads to...
Happening Now April 8, 2016

Microsoft cracks down on adware

You've heard of spyware and malware, but one of the lesser-known culprits of Internet foul play is adware. This is a type of software...
Happening Now December 22, 2015

These Android apps hide malware that will bombard your phone with ads

There's a new Android bug going around that's been found in more than 20 countries so far. It infects phones via supposedly legitimate apps...
Happening Now October 10, 2015

Beware: Nasty adware spreading over Skype

Scammers are using Skype to spread adware.
Happening Now June 5, 2015

Java floods your computer with adware

Windows users, I know you've had to endure the necessary evil that is Java. It's needed to run certain websites and software, but you...
Happening Now March 9, 2015

Even more adware found in the Google app store

You might think that the Google Play Store is safe from malicious adware, but that's not always the case. No matter how hard Google tries,...
Happening Now February 26, 2015


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